***Dear community, due to Meetup being down last Wednesday for several hours, we were not able to provide you with the Zoom-Link and therefore postpone the event to the 18 May. Please book a ticket (for free, no registration required on Eventfrog) to receive the Zoom link ***
Join us at our next online event and learn all about the digital health & women’s health startup Miyara Women!
WHAT TO EXPECT
With a vision to empower everyone with health-related knowledge, two biologists embarked on the path of entrepreneurship. Along the way, through pitching, networking, brainstorming, and learning from their own experiences, they found their true passion is in building a health platform for women to access information and solutions related to midlife health. Learn more about this journey of Sanjana and Gayatri as they build Miyara
Get to know the two founders, how they moved from academia and life science to digital health & women’s health and receive an update on their core topics!
18:30 Programme start, welcome by Women in Digital Health 18:35 Intro by “Miyara Women” 19:10 Moderated discussion 19:40 Q&A from the audience
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Sanjana Rao has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry with over 15 years of experience in scientific research including working at UZH and ETH Zurich. Her skills as a research scientist, startup experience and her passion to create social impact and provide tangible solutions for everyday health issues drove her to build Miyara. Through networking and developing the right partnerships, she is leading the entrepreneurial journey of Miyara.
Gayatri Muthukrishnan has 16 years of experience in cell and molecular biology research from Penn State and NCBS, Bangalore. With her experience in managing and leading projects and science communication, now she is focussing her passion to connect with women and provide scientific awareness to their health problems. Apart from her work with Miyara, she is a freelance science communicator contributing articles to Karger and working on another project called Dance Your Science.
Women in digital health (WiDH) presents a brand new career talk series with Susanne Suter: How I ended up being a professor.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Did you ever think that your CV wasn’t straight forward or linear enough? Did you ever think that for certain positions / careers / wishes others bring requirements that you don’t have access to, such as a specific qualification, a certain background, a network or connections? Are you facing a career decision? Do you want to allow yourself to be inspired, dream big, set a certain career goal and finally go for it? Then this is just the event for you!
ABOUT THE EVENT
Join us on 27th April 2022 with Prof. Dr. Susanne Suter as our guest, speaking about her career path, which lead her from university, to software engineering and project management to digital health and now to being a professor in data science at the renowned FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Engineering . Her key topics are data-driven predictive systems, image and sensor data as well as medtech.
18:00 Door opening and registration 18:30 Programme start, welcome by Women in Digital Health 18:35 Intro by Prof. Dr. Susanne Suter 19:00 Moderated discussion and Q&A from the audience 20:00 – 21:30 Apéro riche
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Prof. Dr. Susanne Suter is a lecturer in Data Science at the FHNW School of Engineering in Windisch. She has worked with data processing, data prediction and data analysis in numerous applications since 2003, both in research and private industry. Her focus is on developing data-driven predictive systems using data from 2D and 3D vision systems and sensors. She is teaching in Bachelor degrees in Data Science (efficient machine learning, high performance computing) and Industrial Engineering (artificial intelligence and machine learning), as well as in continued education at FHNW (DAS/MAS: explainable artificial intelligence) and at University of Zürich, Department for Informatics (CAS: deep learning).
Prof. Suter is committed to the advancement of women and girls in computer science with activities such as programming for girls, informatica feminale, women in engineering events, and as a mentor.
We’re kicking off the new year with informal after-work drinks (just like in our early days over 4 years ago) to catch up and network with you! Join us at the BRIDGE, just next to Zürich HB and enjoy some drinks and vegetarian food.
Please note that your registration is binding, as we need to be able to book a table. If you can’t join, please let us know in advance.
Women in digital health (WiDH) presents an online webinar “The 5 biggest challenges for digital health startups” in partnership with ZHAW Digital Health LAB.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Getting a startup off the ground is hard, especially in digital health. The healthcare system is highly complex, and digital applications navigate tremendous cybersecurity risks. You need to generate interest from HCPs or patients and evaluate their willingness to pay. The stakes are just as high as the hurdles. Learn about the 5 biggest challenges and how you can overcome them!
Sunjoy Mathieu, Founder and President of the Women in Digital Health Association and Communications Manager at Diabetes Center Berne